"The recapture of these positions by Russian forces is not particularly significant at this time," according to the ISW’s report
Ukrainian forces continue striking Russian positions on the east bank of the Dnipro River and "maintain a sustained high tempo of operations in the area."
The Wall Street Journal revealed that Ukraine is unlikely to launch another major counteroffensive against Russia until 2025.
Zelenskyy vows Ukraine "not backing down" despite acknowledging slow progress against Russia.
Ukraine continues counteroffensive operations near Bakhmut and in the western Zaporizhia Oblast, and is resolute in its intention to sustain these actions during the winter months, ISW says.
Footage from October 19 shows Ukrainian forces advancing into northeastern Krynky, a settlement 27 kilometers east of Kherson City and 2 kilometers from the Dnipro River.
Russian bloggers reported that Ukraine seized territory in two villages east of the Dnipro River, in Kherson Oblast, expressed doubts about Russia's strength in that direction.
While Ukraine maintains counteroffensives near Bakhmut and in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Russia continues assaults near Donetsk's Avdiivka, per ISW.
Frontline report: Ukrainians obliterate Russia’s flank mechanized counterattack near Zaporizhzhia’s Robotyne
In the Tokmak direction near Zaporizhzhia's Novoprokopivka, Ukrainian forces successfully fend off a critical Russian flank advance, gaining more ground and reducing the viability of similar Russian attacks in the future.
Ukrainian forces engaged in 33 combat encounters with Russian troops, which encompassed Russian airstrikes and rocket attacks targeting both military positions and civilian areas.
Ukraine continued offensive near Bakhmut and in Zaporizhzhia direction, claiming minor territorial advances in recent days.
The Ukrainian Army has achieved partial success near Klishchiivka (7km southwest of Bakhmut) and Andriivka (10km southwest of…
Rather than staunchly defending the trench line against the Ukrainian offensive, Russian commanders employed the age-old military tactic known as "elastic defense."
ISW: Ukrainians press counteroffensives in western Zaporizhia Oblast, and near Klishchiivka south of Donetsk’s Bakhmut
Ukrainian forces persisted with counteroffensive operations on September 30 in western Zaporizhia Oblast and near the town of Klishchiivka, situated around 10 km southwest of vital Bakhmut in Donetsk Oblast, according to ISW.
The decisive factor in Ukraine's counteroffensive is the West's military aid, not the coming winter freeze.
The commander of Ukraine's southern counteroffensive says Ukrainian forces broke through near Zaporizhzhia's Verbove in the direction of Tokmak, a strategic hub for Russia.
Ukrainian forces advance near Donetsk's Bakhmut and Zaporizhzhia's Robotyne on 22 September as their slow daily progress on two main axes of the counteroffensive is substantiated through geolocated footage and reports from the Ukrainian military and Russian media.
Ukraine continued offensive operations near Donetsk's Bakhmut and in western Zaporizhzhia Oblast on 20 September, inflicting considerable losses on Russian troops and consolidating gains, according to ISW.
ISW: Zaporizhia Oblast sees spike in Russia’s military losses amid Russian military redeployment issues
An ISW report indicates a significant rise in Russian military casualties in Zaporizhia Oblast, suggesting potential challenges in the Russian military's capability to strategically redeploy its forces.
The Ukrainian Armed Forces have advanced near Bakhmut, capturing two significant villages. Russia's railway line defense, however, continues to serve as a major obstacle for Ukraine, according to British intelligence.